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Vietnamese firm claims to bypass iPhone X’s Face ID with a $150 mask

Uncategorized November 12, 2017

iDeal-Classifieds-Face ID A Vietnamese security firm Bkav Corporation’s researchers have claimed they have managed to bypass the iPhone X’s Face ID system using a $150 specially-build mask, in spite of Apple efforts to specifically prevent that deception. The mask combines a 3D-printed frame with makeup, a silicone nose, and 2D images, plus “special processing” in select areas. In a demonstration video, an iPhone X is shown unlocking for both the mask and the person it’s based on. The security firm, Bkav, claims this proves facial recognition is “not mature enough” for either smartphones or computers, having previously bypassed safeguards on some laptops. Continue reading …
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iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Launched: Wireless Charging Introduced

Uncategorized September 13, 2017

 

Finally after months of rumors  the new iPhones are finally here. Apple launched three new versions of iPhone series: special-edition with edge to edge display iPhone X, a larger display 5.5-inch iPhone 8 plus and iPhone 8 – the successor of last year’s iPhone 7.

These new iPhones can be preorder on Friday, Sept. 15, and it’ll be available next week on Sept. 22. The phone comes in two memory capacities, 64GB and 256GB. In the US iPhone 8 starts at $699 and iPhone x starts at $999. If you live in the UK it starts at £699 and in Australia it costs AU$1,079.

Some of the new features introduced:

iPhone X from Apple features an edge-to-edge screen with a notch at the top to accommodate the front-facing camera and sensors. It also has the highest pixel-density (458ppi) display ever in an iPhone, and Apple has termed in the Super Retina display and introduces Face ID. Also, there is no home button in iPhone X.

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus introduces wireless charging along with many new features, they are sealed for water and dust resistance. Custom aluminum alloy, glass has a seven-layer color process, internal steel and copper structure. The glass is the most durable ever in a smartphone.  
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